Tag: failure

64 Was the NOAA-N Prime satellite really dropped on the floor? 2013-09-05T13:45:46.993

36 Why was AMOS-6 mounted on the rocket for a test fire? 2016-09-02T00:36:35.787

32 What would NASA have done if they knew Columbia was catastrophically damaged? 2015-08-08T18:45:33.670

31 Why didn't the Space Shuttle have a launch escape system? 2013-08-17T20:15:27.183

31 Will the Falcon Heavy be far enough in 12 seconds to not cause damage? 2018-02-05T16:04:46.413

22 Do all launches include self-destruct mechanisms? 2013-08-01T15:13:02.447

21 Did the designers of Voyager neglect the angular momentum of the tape recorders? 2015-07-24T17:10:34.163

19 How hard is it on the crew to go through the 14+ g's of a launchpad abort of the Soyuz, or the Falcon system? 2015-02-14T17:52:50.687

18 What exactly causes stranded upper stages to explode? 2013-10-05T01:12:39.623

18 Is SpaceX the only launch service provider who can attempt another launch the next day after a scrub? 2016-02-29T12:55:17.383

18 Why is the F9-029 Amos 6 case more complex than the F9-020 CRS-7 explosion? 2016-09-16T13:56:34.987

16 Will the James Webb Space Telescope be insured against launch failure? 2018-02-01T16:30:51.423

13 How does one build software for a Satellite such that a new build doesn't break it? 2014-02-07T15:43:37.040

13 How much of Dragon might have survived the explosion of CRS-7 and for how long? 2015-06-28T18:12:30.957

13 Historically, how risky are first launches of new rockets? 2018-02-06T17:45:01.220

12 Is there a "procedural shift" meaning to the statement "we have cleared the tower" 2014-11-03T05:40:00.147

11 Has any spacecraft had a way for the crew to escape during reentry? 2013-11-24T04:03:17.133

11 Why don't unmanned launch vehicles include launch escape system for payload? 2013-11-24T17:35:49.697

11 What went wrong with the CRS-7 launch? 2015-06-28T16:13:13.850

11 What does 'Switch SCE to AUX' mean? 2016-08-16T15:19:56.530

11 What happens next if the root cause of one rocket failure won't be identified? 2016-10-31T15:23:15.757

11 Has Max-Q historically been a common failure point in rocket launches? 2017-04-20T16:39:58.100

10 What is the success/failure ratio of space bound rockets? 2015-03-27T07:31:10.127

10 How can just making the ground broadcast stronger neutralize a zombie(sat)? 2016-12-12T12:12:29.420

9 How should one analyze the video of the Antares CRS-3 explosion to find the clues to the cause? 2014-10-28T23:41:02.397

9 What would have happened if only one Space Shuttle SRB ignited? 2015-10-31T15:09:53.307

8 Why do reaction wheels fail so "frequently"? 2013-08-17T08:37:06.510

8 What entails "Avionics" on the Antares Rocket? 2014-10-28T23:16:29.840

8 Do space launch service providers have to refund the loss of payload if the rocket explodes? 2015-01-16T08:57:47.380

8 When did Kepler roll over and how does it match the anomalies of KIC 8462852? 2015-10-21T11:04:01.570

8 final conclusion/description of the cause of the SpaceX Sept. 1, 2016 anomaly, 2017-01-03T17:13:43.760

7 Are there any significant differences in launch failure rates between different agencies/countries? 2013-07-16T21:39:58.307

7 What will the next ISS resupply launch be named? 2015-06-30T16:27:33.153

7 Could a communication satellite that fails to reach GEO be repurposed? 2015-08-20T07:38:21.967

7 How do spacecraft measure their own charge? 2017-02-14T05:24:44.647

6 How could aerodynamic forces break up the Challenger orbiter? 2014-10-29T04:28:37.573

6 Where are the COPVs on Falcon 9's second stage? 2015-07-10T22:17:15.440

6 Why was OSIRIS-REx almost destroyed because of a loss of pressure following the SpaceX "fast fire"? 2016-09-16T08:50:23.087

6 When have secondary payloads damaged the primary payload of a launcher? 2017-05-13T12:24:48.117

5 What are the consequences if an astronaut's helmet gets damaged during a spacewalk? 2014-03-18T11:59:43.867

5 What happened during ILS Proton M / Mexsat 1 launch? 2015-05-16T06:50:07.970

5 Why couldn't the Falcon 1 flight 3 launch make it to orbit? 2016-01-14T03:23:53.607

5 How can the elements involved in loading a LOX tank be involved in an explosion? 2016-09-02T21:28:21.660

5 Is this explanation for the SpaceX 1-Sept-2016 anomaly plausible? 2016-09-25T13:43:03.293

5 Insight on EDM Schiaparelli's IMU error and subsequent failed landing 2016-11-23T19:07:36.217

4 What would happen if the SPS did not fire on Apollo 8? 2014-09-26T20:27:14.440

4 By how much may the maximum payload mass vary without causing a launch failure? 2015-01-19T10:19:39.967

4 Most common causes of 21st century launch failures and how often do launches fail? 2015-03-02T11:04:59.670

4 What rocket launch protocols (if any) are in place to prevent premature or late intentional self-destruct? 2016-08-08T21:05:36.840

4 Were solar concentrators on HS-702 just a stop-gap measure until triple-junction PV cells were available? 2017-05-07T07:16:39.437

3 Progress M-25M launched because of Antares? 2014-10-29T14:36:58.117

3 Why aren't there more guidance computers on cargo rated launch vehicles? 2015-07-03T07:24:52.593

3 How will Philae's power failure affect Rosetta's mission? 2016-02-16T16:01:51.790

3 Is there a website or database which lists launch vehicle accidents and reasons in detail? 2016-03-04T16:23:32.397

3 Summary of events and issues leading to the loss of Hitomi? 2016-07-08T06:28:30.573

3 What is the advantage of doing a static test fire before launch? 2016-09-02T14:53:23.727

3 What was the "sour milk smell" during the 1967 Apollo 1 testing? 2017-06-19T18:10:26.060

3 Which engine failed during CRS-1? 2018-02-22T10:14:02.607

2 How does SpaceX determine mission success 2015-12-22T10:49:53.123

2 What was the cause of the second explosion in SpaceX's pad "Fast Fire"? 2016-09-10T18:02:25.383

1 What are the causes of Reaction Wheel Failures/Anomalies? 2016-01-28T12:31:58.200

1 Failure modes of segmented solid rocket boosters 2017-02-11T19:21:15.023

1 Does a safety team get fined if a rocket launch fails due to the safety of the rocket? 2017-05-31T21:47:45.653

1 Databases of "scrubbed" launch attempts? 2017-07-10T09:21:17.297

0 Are there any procedures against biohazard containment failure on ISS? 2017-06-19T01:18:21.210